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Buckminster Fuller


Best remembered for his development of the geodesic dome (created by Carl Zeiss), R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) was the consummate generalist. His research and interests ranged from architecture to energy, auto design to philosophy, geometry to poetry. Through a local collector, Powell's has acquired a significant collection of books by and about Fuller. Browse our collection here, and read an essay by Collier, Powell's Technical Books' Buckminster Fuller specialist.

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The Most Beautiful Molecule: The Discovery of the Buckyball
The Most Beautiful Molecule: The Discovery of the Buckyball
by Aldersley Willliams
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The Most Beautiful Molecule "The molecule, buckminsterfullerene, is beautiful physically and intellectually. Its qualities, and even some of its properties, can be appreciated instantly and intuitively by nonscientists. Its uniqueness is bound to lead to... (read more)

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Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller: Art Design Science
Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller: Art Design Science
by R Buckminster Fuller
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"Bucky" was one of the most revolutionary technological visionaries of this century. As an architect, engineer, entrepreneur, poet, he was a quintessentially American, self-made man. But he was also an out-sider: a technologist with a poet's imagination... (read more)

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Critical Path
Critical Path
by R. Buckminster Fuller
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R. Buckminster Fuller is regarded as one of the most important figures of the 20th century, renowned for his achievements as an inventor, designer, architect, philosopher, mathematician, and dogged individualist. Perhaps best remembered for the Geodesic... (read more)

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Buckminster Fuller:  At Home in the Universe
Buckminster Fuller: At Home in the Universe
by Alden Hatch
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Cosmic Fishing:  An Account of Writing Synergetics with Buckminster Fuller
Cosmic Fishing: An Account of Writing Synergetics with Buckminster Fuller
by E. J. Applewhite
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Transportable Environments: Theory, Context, Design, and Technology: Papers from the International Conference on Portable Architecture, London, 19
Transportable Environments: Theory, Context, Design, and Technology: Papers from the International Conference on Portable Architecture, London, 19
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In this collection architects, designers, engineers and artists explore topics related to the generation and manifestation of temporary and transportable buildings and places. Their investigations provide an insight into the history and context of such... (read more)

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And It Came To Pass- Not To Stay
And It Came To Pass- Not To Stay
by R. Buckminster Fuller
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BuckyWorks :Buckminster Fuller's ideas for today
BuckyWorks :Buckminster Fuller's ideas for today
by J Baldwin
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